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Author Thomas, Lorrin, author.

Title Puerto Rican citizen : history and political identity in twentieth-century New York City / Lorrin Thomas.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.86872 T458P    DUE 12-16-18 Billed
Edition Paperback edition.
Description x, 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-331) and index.
Contents Introduction: Puerto Ricans, citizenship, and recognition -- New citizens of New York: community organization and political culture in the twenties -- Confronting race in the metropole: racial ascription and racial discourse during the Depression -- Pursuing the promise of the New Deal: relief and the politics of nationalism in the thirties -- How to represent the postwar migration: the liberal establishment, the Puerto Rican Left, and the "Puerto Rican problem" -- How to study the postwar migrant: social science, Puerto Ricans, and social problems -- "Juan Q. Citizen," aspirantes, and Young Lords: youth activism in a new world -- Epilogue: from colonial citizen to Nuyorican.
Subject Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions.
Puerto Ricans -- Political activity -- New York (State) -- New York.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Politics and government.
Puerto Ricans -- Political activity. (OCoLC)fst01083737
Puerto Ricans -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst01083716
Puerto Ricans -- Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01083738
Puerto Ricans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01083744
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
ISBN 9780226151762 (pbk.)
022615176X (pbk.)
9780226796086 (Cloth)
9780226796109 (electronic bk.)
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